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Decree (frag.) of the Initiates of Kore (undated) Smyrna - Ionia

Smyrna (Ionia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map)
ISmyrna 726 = PHI 254990  = ID# 10195



Fragment (6 x 49 cm). This group of initiates also includes those who "stepped in" (from ἐμβατεύειν), presumably a synonym for initiation (cf. Herrmann 1996, 330-331 (no. 5); Colossians 2:18).

According to the decree of the initiates of the goddess Kore’s sacred enclosure and those who stepped in (i.e. were initiated, or stepped into the sacred enclosure) who are in Smyrna together with the . . .

Written/translated by: Harland

κατὰ τὸ ψή|φισμα | Κόρης μυσ|τῶν σηκοῦ || καὶ ἐνβατῶν | τῶν ἐν Σμύρνῃ | σ̣ὺν τῷ καθ’ αὑτ[․c.5․]․․.

Item added: January 30, 2013
Item modified: December 8, 2015
ID number: 10195
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